Taxon

Rhododendron prinophyllum

 
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Rhododendron prinophyllum - roseshell azalea, election-pink, early azalea
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Common name: roseshell azalea, election-pink, early azalea
Family: Ericaceae (heath family)
Synonym: Rhododendron roseum
Distribution: e. United States
IUCN Red list: Least concern
Hardiness: USDA Zone 4
Life form: Deciduous shrub/Subshrub
Comments: A medium-sized, deciduous shrub usually reaching 8' tall and wide, sometimes more. One of the hardiest species capable of surviving -30° F or lower and a rare Ohio native. Blooms occur in mid-May, pink to purplish pink and fragrant. Summer foliage is bright green changing to bronze-red in the fall. Reputedly more tolerant of higher soil pH than other azaleas.
Links:Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN Taxonomy)The Plant ListUSDA PLANTS Database - US Department of Agriculture

Locations

  • 1: • Accession: D2014-0216.004 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 2: AZA: AY13 (AY13) • Accession: D2017-0622.006 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 3: AZA: AZ16 (AZ16) • Accession: D2014-0216.005 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 4: AZA: AZ16 (AZ16) • Accession: D2014-0216.003 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 5: AZA: AZ16 (AZ16) • Accession: D2014-0216.002 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 6: AZA: AZ16 (AZ16) • Accession: D2014-0216.001 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 7: AZA: BB15 (BB15) • Accession: D1989-0065.006 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 8: AZA: BB15 (BB15) • Accession: D1989-0065.005 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 9: AZA: BB15 (BB15) • Accession: D1989-0065.004 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 10: AZA: BB15 (BB15) • Accession: D1989-0065.003 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 11: AZA: BB15 (BB15) • Accession: D1989-0065.002 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 12: AZA: BB15 (BB15) • Accession: D1989-0065.001 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 13: AZA: BD14 (BD14) • Accession: D1994-0755.003 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 14: AZA: BD14 (BD14) • Accession: D1994-0755.002 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
  • 15: AZA: BD14 (BD14) • Accession: D1994-0755.001 • Origin: United States of America • Provenance: Wild of Known Origin
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